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Master's Degree in Nuclear Engineering

Politecnico di Milano
Program overview
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Master's degree
Start dates
February 2019 
September 2019 
February 2020 
September 2020 
February 2021 
September 2021 

Program description

Program description

Master's Degree in Nuclear Engineering

Taught in English, this intensive two-year master's program in nuclear engineering covers the following important topics:

Energy applications

  • Fission and fusion plants
  • Nuclear fuel
  • Nuclear materials
  • Safety

Non-energy applications

  • Medical and industrial applications of nuclear radiations
  • Radiation detection and measurements
  • Nuclear electronics for radiation detection
  • Radiochemistry
  • Radiation protection
  • Physics of matter
  • Plasma physics 
  • Nanotechnologies

Graduates in Nuclear Engineering may pursue careers not only in nuclear sectors, but also in the energy industry; medical sector; health, safety and environment (e.g. engineering companies, hospitals, consultancy and risk analysis firms); and research centers and universities.

Admission requirements

Applicants should hold a Bachelor's degree in: Energy Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mathematical Engineering, Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, or Bio-Engineering, with 15 ECTS of basic nuclear education.

Basic preparation in the main disciplines of Industrial Engineering is also required.

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In the last QS World University Ranking by subject Politecnico di Milano was placed 1st in Italy, 5th for Design and 17th for Engineering in the world. Established in 1862, Politecnico di Milano is the largest school of Architecture, Design,...

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Politecnico di Milano

piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32
20133 Milano

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